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Re: [PATCH] Add gctp

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add gctp
Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2016 15:02:47 +0200
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Thomas Danckaert <address@hidden> skribis:

> From: Leo Famulari <address@hidden> Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add gctp
> Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2016 16:33:12 -0400
>> On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 09:07:54PM +0200, Thomas Danckaert wrote:
>>> Indeed, I believe GCTP is not maintained anymore, and each project
>>> using it makes a few small adjustments. From the changelog, it
>>> seems GCTP was last changed March 1998.
>> In this case, I think it's appropriate to use the bundled GCTP. What
>> do others think?
> It's not a lot of work to submit a patch for HDF-EOS5 with the bundled
> GCTP, but I'm afraid that other packages which depend on two libraries
> that each bundle (a version of) GCTP (such as HDF-EOS2 and HDF-EOS5),
> will run into problems. There would be either a conflict due to
> multiple versions of libGctp, or, if we statically include GCTP in the
> libraries that use it, conflicting symbols when we link those
> libraries, no?
> For this reason, maybe using a separate GCTP package, and adding a
> patch to projects that use it, is the best solution after all?
> Development of GCTP and most packages that depend on it seems to be
> mostly finished anyway, so maintaining the patches might not be that
> much work.

Leo, what’s your take on this?  It seems we’ve forgotten about this
patch for too long already.  :-)


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